Brad Fountain is the Director of Instructional Implementation at Discovery Education, with over 20 years of education experience. He began his career teaching in a 3-5 multi-age classroom in rural North Carolina, where he utilized some of the earliest educational internet-based web resources. He also served as administrator of the North Carolina Model School of Technology. Since joining Discovery he helped launch the Discovery Educator Network and served on the front lines during the development of Discovery Education's Techbook services. Always looking to continue to push the envelope he has worked with schools and school districts on utilizing the latest technology including mobile devices and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), connecting the latest brain research to teaching and learning, and helping leaders develop productive school cultures. He remains grounded in the real world of education through his wife, who is a teacher, and two school-aged children.